Dr. Yellappa Thoti

Principal Scientist , Geochemistry

Dr. Yellappa Thoti


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Dr. Yellappa, Thoti received his M.Sc degree in the year 2000 from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, and Ph.D. degree in the year 2013 from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He was awarded CSIR Junior Research Fellowship in 2002 and worked as CSIR-JRF at National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad for one and a half years. Later he moved to the Atomic Minerals Directorate, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India as a Scientific Officer ‘C’. There, he worked for two years in the field of Uranium exploration in Bastar craton, Central India by using Radiometric survey, Radon aminometry, Geological mapping and drilling methods. In the year 2006 June, he came back to his previous institute (NGRI) with a strong research interest as a Scientist. Presently he is working on the Tectonics evolution of Precambrian Cratons and high-grade terranes (SGT) by using structural mapping, geochemistry and geochronology. He published several articles in national and international journals. He reported for the first time a Neoarchean (~2500 Ma old)and Neoproterozoic (~800 Ma old) supra-subduction zone type ophiolites/oceanic remnants from the Cauvery Suture Zone, Southern Granulite Terrain, India.